Seabourn has opened for sale its 2023 cruise itineraries in Alaska, on the Pacific Coast and in Canada and New England aboard Seabourn Quest and Seabourn Odyssey.
Seabourn Quest and Seabourn Odyssey will sail a combined 24 cruises in Alaska and Canada and New England, including an 8-day cruise aboard Seabourn Odyssey down the Pacific Coast from Alaska to Los Angeles.
In May, 2023, Seabourn Odyssey will head north to Alaska, sailing 18 cruises of 7 to 11 days from Vancouver, while Seabourn Quest will offer 6 cruises along the coast of Canada and New England of 12 to 14 days.
The Alaska cruises will sail north and south between Vancouver and Juneau, and each 7 day voyage can be double booked as a 14-day roundtrip from Vancouver.
All Alaska cruises will offer a glacier experience, as well as optional, expert guide-led Ventures by Seabourn excursions via kayak, Zodiac and hiking to explore wilderness and cultural destinations such as Sitka, Hubbard Glacier, Tracy/Endicott Arm, and the Inian Islands, Alert Bay in British Columbia, and more.
Three of the 7-day itineraries (and their corresponding Combination Cruises) will include a visit to Glacier Bay National Park, departing May 26th, September 1st and October 6th.
The season will also offer two 10-day Alaska Fjords Odyssey voyages sailing round-trip from Vancouver on June 9th and September 8th, and two 11-day Inside Passage & Alaska Fjords voyages sailing round-trip from Vancouver on June 19th and September 18th.
When Seabourn Odyssey’s Alaska season ends, she will sail a unique 8-day Pacific Gold Coast voyage departing Vancouver on October 13th, with visits scheduled to Seattle, San Francisco, Victoria, British Colombia, as well as picturesque towns like the hillside ‘American Riviera’ of Santa Barbara in California.
The voyage also includes an overnight stay in San Francisco with a sail past the Golden Gate Bridge en route to arrival in Los Angeles on October 21st.
“We always look forward to spending summer and fall along the coasts of North America, where the breathtaking scenery and distinctive cultures of each region never fail to delight our guests,” said Josh Leibowitz, President, Seabourn.
“Alaska will be pure adventure with outings deep into areas brimming with natural wonders and wildlife, while the Pacific and Atlantic coasts are each fascinating in their own ways, with seasonal beauty and opportunities to visit big cities, making for a very fulfilling cruising experience,” he added.
Highlights of Alaska aboard Seabourn Odyssey
Guests can immerse themselves in all that Alaska has to offer from breathtaking scenery, remote towns, and up-close experiences with nature.
Voyage highlights to anticipate include exploring Tracy Arm in a Zodiac, kayaking past old-growth forest in Misty Fjords, and perusing the majesty of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
Highlights of the season include 14 7-day itineraries sailing north or south between Vancouver and Juneau; seven 14-day voyages, created by pairing two of the above, with multiple glacier experiences and no repeating ports of call.
Seabourn Quest’s 2023 season in Canada and New England will offer six sailings between August 25th and November 7th, ranging from 12 to 14 days.
Highlights include a series of four 12-day Canada & New England Fall Foliage voyages, traveling southbound from Montreal to New York on August 25th and September 30th, and northbound from New York to Montreal on September 6th and October 12th.
There is alos one 12-day Canadian Autumn cruise sailing round-trip from Montreal on September 18th; and a final 14-day Atlantic Coast Harbors cruise departing Montreal for Miami on October 25th, with ports of call including Quebec City, Saguenay, and Halifax and Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Bar Harbor, Maine, an overnight visit to New York City, and Charleston, South Carolina.
Highlights of Canada & New England aboard Seabourn Quest
There is no better time to see the northeast coast of North America than autumn, when stunning colors and seasonal temperatures ensure gorgeous views and idyllic cruising.
Guests can look for vivid shades of crimson and gold glowing in the forests of Maine, shades of lemon and warm umber brightening the sidewalks of Halifax and New York, rugged and bejeweled forests fringing the Saguenay Fjord, and the sight – and scent – of wood smoke drifting from villages along the broad St. Lawrence River.